Gender and Modernity in Selected Texts
|Publication Date:||Aug 2013|
| Publisher:||Taylor & Francis Group|
| Imprint:||Routledge India|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $160.00|
| Book Description: |
Rabindranath Tagore is widely regarded as a poet-philosopher and educationist, but his novels remain a relatively underexplored aspect of his oeuvre. Focusing on gender and modernity as key features of his fiction, this book charts Tagore's evolution as a novelist from self-conscious psychologizing in Chokher Bali to an engagement with nationalism in Gora and Ghare Baire (The Home and the World); a portrayal of asceticism and desire in Chaturanga...